Posts belonging to Category Education

Ionosphere Science in Antarctica

The October meeting of the Fauquier Amateur Radio Association included a presentation by Dr. Arno Kosko about his time performing Ionosphere science research in Antarctica. Topics included studies of Whistler Mode emissions.

Whistler Mode Emissions

Arno, W4AKO, presents his Antarctic expedition.

W4VA at Girl Scout Adventure Day

Fauquier County hosted the Girl Scouts Adventure Day at the county fairgrounds May 18 2013.  Several members from FARA set up a display and an HF/VHF station to demonstrate amateur radio.  Although the weather wasn’t very cooperative dozens of visitors to the booth came away with their first QSO and a souvenir QSL card from […]

Ham Radio Class a Success

Amateur Radio License Class
February 12 & 19

The February Technician ham class presented by Fauquier Amateur Radio Association members is complete and, with 30+ students, a success.  Next Saturday VEs will give the Technician exam to patrons.  Details forthcoming.
Thanks to all the instructors for their time.  Thanks to KW4H for organizing.  Special […]